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Motorcycle sales still on the rise
New statistics released by the Motorcycle Industry Association reveal that motorcycles sales are on the rise again. According to the data, motorcycles sales have increased by 18.2% in the last year alone. Sales for all categories of motorcycles are on the up, with naked bike sales showing a...
Honda’s £137,000 RC213V-S sold out!
Honda’s road-legal MotoGP replica has sold out, having taken 220 orders for the £137,000 machine, 37 of which are from the UK. Despite Honda announcing they will only build 213 models, the firm is still taking orders until September 30. In case you’ve forgotten, the limited edition Honda...
Yamaha MT-03 CONFIRMED
Yamaha has confirmed the MT-03, revealing it on the firm's Japanese website with official pictures and details. It uses the same 320cc parallel-twin engine found in the YZF-R3, shoehorned into the upright naked MT frame. Although the bike is yet to be confirmed for sale in the UK, we would...
Kawasaki Z1000SX gets upgrades for 2016
Kawasaki has announced the Z1000SX will be getting a host of updates for 2016. Remaining at the same £9,699 OTR price as the current bike, next year's model will now be fitted with a slipper clutch designed to reduce the chance of locking the rear wheel on aggressive downshifts, and to make the...
Own a GSX-R? You could win season tickets to next year's BSB
With 2015 marking the 30th anniversary of the GSX-R range, Suzuki is celebrating the milestone at this year's Motorcycle Live with a special GSX-R display, and is inviting owners to win the chance of having their bike on display too. In the run up to this year's show, GSX-R owners are being...
Chris Walker to celebrate 300th race in BSB
  Chris Walker will be marking his 300th race in the British Superbike Championship this weekend at Oulton Park. The 43-year-old rider competed in his first motocross race in 1983 and his first road race in 1994. Since then, he’s raced in the British Superbike Championship, World...
Police officer found guilty of causing death of motorcyclist avoids prison
A police officer found guilty of causing the death of a motorcyclist has walked away from court without a prison sentence. PC Patsy Blakeborough killed Scott Gibson when she made a U-turn in her marked police van across the path of Gibson’s motorbike. The 23-year-old was pronounced dead at...
153mph biker jailed for eight months
A motorcyclist has been jailed for eight months after posting videos on YouTube showing him doing 153mph on country lanes. Ashley Dixon, from Plymouth, uploaded videos of himself test riding demo bikes - a Honda Fireblade and a BMW S1000RR - through Devon lanes, hitting three figure speeds...
Valentino Rossi made member of British Racing Driver's Club
Valentino Rossi has been made an honorary member of the exclusive British Racing Driver Club (BRDC), it has been announced. The seven-time world champion will be presented with his membership by BRDC President Derek Warwick ahead of the Silverstone MotoGP round next weekend, making Rossi the...
Norton bags more money for V4 superbike project
Norton Motorcycles has bagged another £2.65 million for its upcoming project that will see the firm develop an all-new V4 engine for its upcoming superbike. The money, funded by Santander, means Norton now have access to almost £10m for the project after it was announced last month that the...